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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The James H. Aylor Student Collaboration Center provides a modern, collaborative workspace for students to use 24/7.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | Meredith Gunter

The vast majority of the growth occurred in Northern Virginia, while the rest of the commonwealth appeared apprehensive about “having babies, buying houses or making big moves.”

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | Mitchell Powers , | Lauren Jones

Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Members of the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University will give an overview of the panel’s mission, vision and update on current research.

Monday, January 26, 2015 | H. Brevy Cannon

Initially founded as a faculty speaker’s bureau, the mission of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies mission has remain constant: to bring the resources of a world-class university to the people of Virginia – and beyond.

Monday, January 26, 2015

The first batch of offers of admission to U.Va.’s Class of 2019 circulated Friday, and we captured some of the social media reaction.

Monday, January 26, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The event, part of the Martin Luther King community celebration, brought people together to share their histories and emphasize their human connections.

Friday, January 23, 2015 | Robert Hull

In recent years, the Andy Warhol Foundation has been giving original Warhol art to college and university art galleries, and The Fralin Museum of Art at U.Va. has been a regular recipient of its generosity.

Friday, January 23, 2015 | Josie Pipkin

Unmanned aerial systems collect, process, store and disseminate a wide array of data, and technology developed at the University of Virginia can help keep that data in the correct hands.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

More than 800,000 students nationwide, including those at U.Va., will receive the sexual assault climate survey in April, making it among the largest ever conducted.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The U.Va. Health System’s electronic medical record system, combined with a $7 million federal grant, may allow primary care physicians to get opinions from specialists without requiring patients to make a face-to-face visit.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Melissa Dudek

The former two-sport Virginia student-athlete and Jefferson Scholar – now a 2016 Olympic hopeful in rowing – will be recognized at halftime of the Cavalier women’s basketball game on Sunday.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | Lauren Jones

U.Va.’s Career Services office will host a week dedicated to preparing second-year students for the workforce. Each event caters specifically to second-year students at different stages of their career and internship preparation.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Researchers at U.Va. and elsewhere have discovered a previously unknown response to central nervous system injuries that may change the way doctors treat brain and spinal injuries as well as neuro-degenerative conditions.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

A new study has found that American conservatives think more like Asians, and liberals are the extreme Westerners in thought styles.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

U.Va. students in the School of Architecture kicked off their semester with a weeklong design competition. The winning design incorporated safety elements, connectivity to grounds and sustainability on the Ivy-Emmet corridor.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | Christine Phelan Kueter

Dean Dorrie K. Fontaine, the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing and Associate Chief Nursing Officer for UVA Health System, is the recipient of the Health System’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for 2015.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

In the latest edition of the Virginia News Letter, published by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, U.Va. alumna Helen Gibson argues that restoration of convicted felons’ voting rights speeds their reintegration into civic life.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | Mary Wood

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas inmate could wear a beard according to his religious beliefs, in a case argued by University of Virginia School of Law professor Douglas Laycock.

Friday, January 16, 2015 | H. Brevy Cannon

Among spouses who misjudged each other’s happiness in the marriage, economics’ bargaining theory predicted a divorce rate higher than it actually was six years later. What would explain this? That’s where love comes in.


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